Introduction: Thai Peanut Sauce Copycat Recipe!

I absolutely adore peanut sauce...
but we normally just buy it in a jar.

But I just learned how to make a great version!

Thai Peanut Sauce...perfect for rice or veggie dip!
It's a delightful blend of sweet, salty and garlic.

Step 1: Ingredients!

5 simple ingredients:

1 cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3/4 cup of Soy sauce
1 cup of Agave
4 chopped Garlic cloves
2 cups of Peanuts (or any other nut)
(let's face it, fresh nuts are great...but you could use peanut butter and skip a step!)

You'll need a food processor or blender as well.
(unless you are using peanut butter...then you just need a whisk!)

Step 2: Blend.

Begin by pulverizing your peanuts.
If you have a blendtec or ninja or another fabulous blender...
you can throw in all the ingredients and blend it smooth.
I used a food processor to get the peanuts as small as I could.
(again, peanut butter)

Then I threw them in a big bowl for the mixing.
Added my oil and soy sauce...
Added the Agave and garlic...I love fresh garlic!

And then I used an immersion hand blender and
creamed them all up together!

Until mostly smooth.
You can go as smooth as you like.
I'm a chunky peanut butter kind of gal.

Step 3: Enjoy Now and Later!

Serve on rice.
Serve with veggies.
So yummy, and the family loved it too!

I made a large batch and saved some in the fridge.
I also put a bunch in the freezer.
It freezes perfectly and thaws quickly!

Impress your friends with this copycat Thai Peanut Sauce recipe!

Check out my blog Doodlecraft for more fun...
and don't forget to vote for me in the copycat recipes contest!

Comments

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acidrain69 (author)2015-04-16

Pro tip: if you are using peanut butter, just put everything in a mason jar with lid and shake it vigorously. Use the cup marks on the mason jar, no cleanup or measuring cups required. Mix with a chopstick of it isn't smooth enough.

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liewonnamoua (author)2013-12-29

this sauce can be made with fewer ingredients....just thought I put it out there...I'm Laotian which is almost like being Thai...we're sister countries and most of our foods are the same

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HollyMann (author)2013-11-12

This looks delicious! I used to eat in Thailand quite often..I am addicted to it also and haven't made it in ages...when I made it I remember using coconut milk and some thai chili also...not too much though. In Thailand the street vendors will sell this with chicken satay - chicken on a stick :) yum... (and they'd sell you quite a lot for only about 50 cents us) and the Thai people also eat it on toasted bread! :) LOVE IT ALL!

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bpolhamius (author)2013-10-10

Hi- sounds wonderful. I love it too, so thank you! Just one question: What is the agave for? I'm not familiar with it.

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doodlecraft (author)bpolhamius2013-10-11

It's a sweetener, like honey, it just comes from agave plants. :) It's natural and doesn't spike insulin levels, so it is better for bodies. I bought that at Sam's club, so I'm guessing it's not too hard to find.

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altomic (author)doodlecraft2013-10-12

thanks for the instructable. I love sweet peanut sauce, but agave isn't as natural as we are told- - http://www.thewellnesswarrior.com.au/2011/05/why-i-was-wrong-to-recommend-agave-nectar/

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doodlecraft (author)altomic2013-10-12

Ha ha, just like EVERYTHING we buy at stores...right? :) Thanks!

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bob3030 (author)2013-10-12

Very nice, thanks for posting.

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zomfibame (author)2013-10-10

looks good. makin' me hungry

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doodlecraft (author)zomfibame2013-10-11

Yes it's good! I've eaten it everyday for lunch just like pictured since I made it! :)

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piperskeeper (author)2013-10-11

I don't have the processor option, so how much peanut butter should I use? Any recommendations for type? Thanks!

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doodlecraft (author)piperskeeper2013-10-11

I'd just sub in 1 1/2 to the full 2 cups of peanut butter. Any type should work just fine. Our sauce was a little thick, so I wouldn't worry about the peanut butter making it softer. :)

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